Choosing a wedding venue is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make when planning your big day. If you want to have a picturesque wedding in the great outdoors, without having to compromise for British weather, a tipi is the perfect solution.
Quirky and unique, tipi weddings promise an attractive alternative venue that will look great in photos and create a memorable day for both you and your guests. The flexibility of tipi sizes and options for dancefloors, bars tables, chairs, stages and even fires, mean you can create the day completely around you and your partner, and find the perfect combination for your wedding.
Plus, tipis aren’t wedding-exclusive spaces! If you’re planning a corporate event or a summer garden party, tipis provide a great outdoor space for events. With that in mind, here are some of the best tipi hire companies you’ll find in the UK.
Event in a Tent
For tipi hire, the guys at Event in a Tent have got you sorted. They know first-hand exactly what goes into planning an outdoor wedding, and why the perfect tipi is so important.
Directors of Event in a Tent, Matthew and Niamh Stephenson, discovered the need for a great tipi wedding service when planning their own wedding. After using their own tipi for their special day, the newlyweds decided to gift other couples with the same great venue, which soon turned in Event in a Tent!
If you’re struggling to find other services for your wedding day, such as a photographer or florist, Event in a Tent has a handy list of services they trust who will be able to help you out on your big day. You can check out all the tipis Event in a Tent have for hire here.
Sami Tipi is a family run business based in the Midlands. Jodie and Craig fell in love with tipis on a visit to Dubai, when they came across tipis at a sporting event. They came away from the trip with a desire to work with tipis, and they did just that.
With locations in Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, West Midlands and Staffordshire, these guys are the perfect choice for couples getting married in the Midlands in need of the ideal alternative venues for their outdoor wedding.
It’s worth noting that Jodie and Craig aren’t just in the tipi business. These guys have written a book called ‘The Ultimate Guide to Planning an Outdoor Wedding’ that makes a great read if you’re new to the outdoor wedding structure– we definitely recommend it if you want to create the perfect outdoor wedding.
If you fancy hiring a tent from Sami Tipi, you download their brochure here.
Big Sky Tipi Holidays
The folks at Big Sky Tipi Holidays are offering something even more alternative than the classic tipi set up. For those who are concerned about where their guests will stay once the reception is over, Big Sky Tipi Holidays has the answer – have a campout!
If you don’t fancy forcing your new In-Laws to scrabble into a tiny tent the night of your nuptials, tipi-style glamping is exactly what you need, and exactly what the guys at Big Sky Tipi Holidays are offering. There’s even an outdoor Woodland Theatre Stage where you can enjoy some acoustic music to soothe your hangovers the next day.
Plan your wedding glamp-out and reception with the team here.
Teepee Tent Hire
Brother and sister team Tom and Charlotte are passionate about creating unique events that thrive on creativity and imagination. Given that their father works in the timber industry, rustic homemade furniture comes as part of the package when you hire a tipi from the Teepee Tent Hire team.
While they’re based in Lancashire, these guys travel further afield – and will even be making an appearance at Camp Bestival in Dorset this year.
If you’d like to get in touch with Teepee Tent Hire, you can get a quote from them here.
Husband and wife Matt and Lisa have been commended for their work as Magical Events, being awarded ‘Regional Winner Marquee Supplier 2016’ from the East of England UK Wedding Industry Awards. With this to their name, you know you’re getting a genuine pair who want to help create your perfect day when you hire them.
Magical Events have a number of venues across Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex. You can have a look at the prices as well as check out their varied selection of tipis here. You can also get in touch with the team for a quote here.
Planning a festival wedding? Or maybe you’re having a summer garden party and fancy hiring a tipi in case of rain? Tell us about your upcoming event in the comment section below or get in touch with us on Twitter or Facebook!